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Batman Forever (1995)

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Batman must battle former district attorney Harvey Dent, who is now Two-Face and Edward Nygma, The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.

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Joel Schumacher

Writers:

Bob Kane (characters), Lee Batchler (story) | 4 more credits »
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Val Kilmer ... Batman / Bruce Wayne
Tommy Lee Jones ... Harvey Two-Face / Harvey Dent
Jim Carrey ... Riddler / Edward Nygma
Nicole Kidman ... Dr. Chase Meridian
Chris O'Donnell ... Robin / Dick Grayson
Michael Gough ... Alfred Pennyworth
Pat Hingle ... Commissioner Gordon
Drew Barrymore ... Sugar
Debi Mazar ... Spice
Elizabeth Sanders Elizabeth Sanders ... Gossip Gerty
Rene Auberjonois ... Dr. Burton
Joe Grifasi ... Bank Guard
Philip Moon ... Male Newscaster
Jessica Tuck ... Female Newscaster
Dennis Paladino Dennis Paladino ... Crime Boss Moroni
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Storyline

The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face incorrectly believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side; he has unleashed a reign of terror on the good people of Gotham. Edward Nygma, computer-genius and former employee of millionaire Bruce Wayne, is out to get the philanthropist; as The Riddler he perfects a device for draining information from all the brains in Gotham, including Bruce Wayne's knowledge of his other identity. Batman/Wayne is/are the love focus of Dr. Chase Meridan. Former circus acrobat Dick Grayson, his family killed by Two-Face, becomes Wayne's ward and Batman's new partner Robin the Boy Wonder. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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In a chaotic Time, Justice wears a mask. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for strong stylized action | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,784,433, 22 June 1995, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$184,031,112

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$152,500,000
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Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sugar and Spice are more or less Two-Face's answer to Harley Quinn. They were later made Canon Immigrants in the Arkham City #1 comic (suggesting further use for the duo), though they don't appear in the game itself See more »

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[first lines]
Alfred Pennyworth: Can I persuade you to take a sandwich with you, sir?
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Finally passed uncut in the UK by the BBFC for the two-disc special edition DVD in 2005, with an upgrade from a PG certificate to a 12 certificate. See more »


Soundtracks

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
Lyrics by Bono
Music by U2
Produced by Nellee Hooper, Bono, and The Edge
Performed by U2
Courtesy of Island Records Limited
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Still love it, but certain things drive me crazy
28 April 2015 | by joshuadrake-39480See all my reviews

BATMAN FOREVER is okay and this is short.

The film's story is okay, but it is very stupid as heck, also the direction is confusing but I love the story and direction. The costumes are really great in this film and this film is not as bad as critics said it is, but I miss the dark tone of Batman and Batman Returns.

The acting can get really stupid at times, but I really love this movie. Val Kilmer tried to be good as Batman / Bruce Wayne, but Michael Keaton and Christian Bale's Batman / Bruce Wayne versions are both satisfying and amazing. Nicole Kidman was also as the love interest. Tommy Lee Jones is good as Two-Face, but Aaron Eckhart in THE DARK KNIGHT as Harvey Dent / Two-Face is really dark and great. The rest of the cast is really good.

The pacing is a little crazy, but really cool and fantastic and I love the film as much as I like the other films, with the exception of BATMAN & ROBIN. The music is really amazing and fantastic, but could have been a little bit better.

Overall, I love this film and it is so amazing, but very confusing. 6/10.


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